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Posted on: Sep 20, 2021 06:37PM - edited Sep 20, 2021 08:07PM by ShetlandPony

ShetlandPony wrote:

Comedian Norm Macdonald (he was on SNL) died of cancer this week. He was 61. He kept his diagnosis private. Apparently he was diagnosed ten years ago. What a badass. Respect.

Listen to what he had to say about "losing a battle with cancer" during a stand-up comedy show. Search "Norm Macdonald vs Cancer = Draw"

Also watch "Norm Macdonald does standup about coronavirus", and read between the lines, my friends. "So my plan is just not to know, survive long enough where they find a cure...for ME."

2011 Stage I ITCs sn, premenopausal, Oncotype 16. 2014 Stage IV mets breast,liver. TaxolNEAD. Ibrance+letrozole 2yrs. Fas+afinitor nope. XelodaNEAD 2yrs. Eribulin,Doxil nope. SUMMIT FaslodexHerceptinNeratinib for Her2mut NEAD Dx 2011, ILC, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 1, 0/1 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 2014, ILC, 2cm, Stage IV, metastasized to liver/other, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2- Hormonal Therapy Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone) Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast Surgery Lumpectomy
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Sep 20, 2021 08:06PM Murfy wrote:

Watched that bit and ended up watching about 45min more of Norm. Comedic genius. Wiki says acute myeloid leukemia.

RIP won.

Dx at 62: Oncotype=52; Path (ER=99%, PR=0%, Ki67=55%) Dx 10/2017, DCIS/IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IA, Grade 3, 0/5 nodes, ER+/PR-, HER2- Surgery 11/13/2017 Mastectomy: Left Chemotherapy 1/12/2018 Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide), Taxotere (docetaxel) Hormonal Therapy 3/29/2018 Aromasin (exemestane)
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Sep 20, 2021 08:26PM aprilgirl1 wrote:

Shetland Pony, thank you for posting this. I was sad to hear about Norm MacDonald. 61 is too young. Friday, I watched some youtubes of his guest appearances on Conan O'brien as well as his SNL out takes. I really enjoyed him back in the 1990's on SNL weekend update and of course, as Burt Reynolds. 10 years of cancer. Tons of respect for him and yes, Norm - you won!

recurrence in lymph nodes (superclavicle/mediastinal)"You can do it like it's a great weight on you, or you can do it like it's part of the dance." Ram Dass Dx 11/7/2008, IDC, Left, 1cm, Stage IB, Grade 2, 0/3 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Dx 11/13/2019, IDC, Left, Stage IV, metastasized to other, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery Lumpectomy: Left Hormonal Therapy Femara (letrozole) Chemotherapy CMF Radiation Therapy Whole-breast: Breast Hormonal Therapy Faslodex (fulvestrant) Targeted Therapy Ibrance (palbociclib)
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Sep 20, 2021 09:05PM Olma61 wrote:

Sad news! Watching some of his appearances on Conan and other shows- I always enjoyed him on SNL but he’s even funnier unscripted.

RIP Norm - and fuck cancer

10/30/2017 Xgeva for bone mets 5/31/2018 Taxol finished! "If one just keeps on walking, everything will be all right” - Kierkegaard Dx 8/3/2017, IDC, Right, 2cm, Stage IV, metastasized to bone, Grade 2, ER+/PR+, HER2+ (IHC) Targeted Therapy 10/28/2017 Perjeta (pertuzumab) Targeted Therapy 10/28/2017 Herceptin (trastuzumab) Chemotherapy 10/30/2017 Taxol (paclitaxel) Hormonal Therapy 5/14/2018 Arimidex (anastrozole) Radiation Therapy 5/30/2019 External: Bone

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